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Five tips for launching an urban garden

garden on 10-28-12

My community garden plot in D.C. does its thing last October. Photo by Rhea.

Lately, it seems everyone is trying to start an urban community garden. It also seems I have a knack for stumbling upon successful ones. So I connected the two and pitched it to Civil Eats. The editor miraculously accepted it, and I’m thrilled to share the result, “Five tips for launching an urban garden.”

 

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Recent publications: Something from nothing

Two stories on two rather different topics appeared in two divergent publications this week. One thing they have in common is that I wrote them. They both, I realized, also carry the theme of making something from thin air. See any other similarities?

Growing something out of nothing: The story of D.C.’s Wangari Gardens, on Grist.org, December 4

The Mad Lib legacy, on DeafEcho.com, December 6

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